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Sunflowers
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TAKE YOUR FIRST STEP
TOWARD HIGHER SUNFLOWER PREMIUMS

Mycogen Seeds offers industry-leading sunflower hybrids that are bred to step up your yield performance in two ways:
  • More pounds per acre
  • Higher oil content — including NuSun® and high-oleic oil

 

Clint “Boomer” Patterson of Bottineau, North Dakota:

“I planted five competitive varieties alongside Mycogen 8H288 sunflower hybrid, and nothing came close to the 45.6 percent oil content of Mycogen 8H288. It’s a proven leader on my acres.”

See for yourself how Mycogen® brand sunflower hybrids are performing in head-to-head results and grower plots near you. See yield results >

ADVANCED BREEDING KEEPS
OUR ELITE GENETICS A STEP AHEAD

Mycogen Seeds combines global research backed by Dow AgroSciences with an extensive local testing program to make sure our sunflower hybrids are a good fit for your farm.

 

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We test our high-yielding, high-test-weight sunflower hybrids in thousands of test plots in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Colorado and Texas.

Our experienced research staff is using these breeding and testing resources to develop even more sunflower innovations and market opportunities to help you succeed. For example, Mycogen Seeds is developing:

  • Improved rust resistance
  • Next-generation herbicide-resistant traits
  • Omega-9 oils to create new market opportunities and satisfy the food industry’s demand for healthy oils

Our team of local experts has an unmatched level of experience. You can depend on them to recommend the Mycogen® brand sunflower hybrids that will help you overcome challenges in the field.

MORE MARKET OPTIONS;
MORE MARKET OPPORTUNITIES

Your high profit potential is driven by the premiums commanded by high-oil-content Mycogen® brand sunflower hybrids. You also benefit from a wider range of marketing options. Mycogen Seeds offers sunflower hybrids for multiple market segments. Several of our hybrids are bred to satisfy more than one of these segments for even greater market flexibility:

  • NuSun® oils
  • High-oleic oils
  • Confection
  • Bird feed
  • Dehulling seed

Let our team of local experts help you select Mycogen® brand sunflower hybrids that can help you get higher premiums from your sunflower acres.

HEALTHY PREMIUMS

Processors offer high-value contracts for the high-oleic oil from Mycogen® brand sunflower hybrids. Learn more >

CROP PROTECTION

Protect your acres from devastating weeds, insects and disease with leading crop protection products from Dow AgroSciences.